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Human Resources

Information for Your HR Department

Human Resources’ responsibilities include payroll, benefits, hiring, firing and keeping up to date with state and federal tax laws. Below you will find information that will assist you in those responsibilities.

Under the OSH Act, employers are responsible for providing a safe and healthful workplace. OSHA’s mission is to assure safe and healthful workplaces by setting and enforcing standards, and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance. Employers must comply with all applicable OSHA standards. Employers must also comply with the General Duty Clause of the OSH Act, which requires employers to keep their workplace free of serious recognized hazards.

Click here to review current OSHA law and regulations.

Louisiana SHRM’s mission is to provide Human Resources strategic direction and guidance through collaborative partnerships with businesses, organizations and the Human Resources professionals in our State.

If you are looking for insurance coverage for you or your employees consider looking at the affordable healthcare act website. You can find more about the Affordable Care Act there.

If you would prefer to use a local insurance company please click here for Louisiana health insurance companies.

For information on worker’s compensation please click here information from the Louisiana Workforce Commission.

Employers must comply with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Please click here to review their compliance manual.

Every employer operating in Louisiana is required to complete and submit an employer application to receive an official determination of liability or non-liability under the Louisiana Employment Security Law. Click here to learn more about unemployment taxes in Louisiana.